Congratulations, Paul!

Congratulations to RCH Pastoral and Spiritual Care Coordinator Paul Hammat who has been awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Click here to read more.

Detention harms children

The Royal Children’s Hospital has long advocated that children should not be held in detention. We stand with our colleagues and support its position that the issue must be resolved as a matter of urgency.

Do you know how to treat a burn?

As winter brings cooler temperatures and more time spent indoors, it is timely to consider burn safety inside the home. Many burn injuries are preventable and Elliott Doxey’s story is the perfect example of the benefits of knowing appropriate first aid treatment.

Jump in sexual assaults of children groomed online

One in five child sexual assault victims were found online by their perpetrator in 2019, up from one in 20 prior to 2013, say two Melbourne forensic doctors who have studied 70 child sexual assaults facilitated by the use of technology. Click here to read more

Get a head start on head injuries!

As team sports ramp up, you may be wondering what to do about head injuries and kids? Click here to watch our special recording of our Kids Health Info podcast all about head injury.

International Nurses Day: Meet Sarah McHugh

It’s International Nurses Day, celebrated around the world every May 12 on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Today we recognise the contributions of all of our nurses at the RCH, and around the world.

Transition to Paediatrics program

Have you always wanted to work in paediatric nursing but are currently working in the adult sector? Now is your chance to switch over and start a new career. The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) is pleased to announce the commencement of a pilot Transition to Paediatrics Program for 20 nurses. Click here to read more!

World Haemophilia Day

To mark World Haemophilia Day, we are highlighting our brave patient Christopher’s journey with haemophilia to give insight into this rare disease.